The podcast “A Mulher da Casa Abandonada”, by the journalist Chico Felitti, from Folha de S.Paulo, explores the story behind an deserted constructing, in Higienópolis, an upscale space of São Paulo, of the previous couple Renê and Margarida Bonetti. They have been accused of holding a home servant for almost 20 years in circumstances akin to slavery within the United States. Renê was convicted, served time and has since been launched.
One of the curious issues that precipitated the podcast is the whereabouts of the engineer Renê Bonetti, a pure Brazilian American, the place he works and what he’s doing now.
According to the podcast, Bonetti works at Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, a expertise company that companions with NASA, in a administration position. Bonetti is the company’s payload director and his objective is to deal with the important thing info despatched to rockets or satellites.
Bonetti receives an annual wage of greater than R $ 1 million
In a search on the web site Glassdoor (which has vacancies and wage info), Felitti discovered that the place of “payroll supervisor” (in Portuguese, supervisor of payroll), the identical as Bonetti, pays about US$ 220,000 per 12 months, that’s, just a little greater than R$ 1 million.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and provides aerospace, protection and space-related methods to prospects worldwide. On its official web site, the company describes itself as “fixing the hardest issues in area, aviation, protection and our on-line world to meet the wants of our prospects world wide who ‘ always altering. “
90,000 workers and $955 million in Q1 revenue
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems has 90,000 workers and is a pioneer in expertise and innovation. It ought to, on July 28, publish the monetary outcomes for the second quarter of 2022.
In the primary quarter of this 12 months, the company registered US $ 8.8 billion (R $ 47.56 billion) in gross sales. Net revenue for the primary quarter of 2022 was $955 million (R$5.16 billion).
Northrop Grumman says certainly one of its values is to fight human trafficking and slavery in all its companies and provide chains. Renê Bonetti served six years in jail within the US for kidnapping his worker.
The Bonetti property contains actual property within the US
At the time he was convicted of the crime by the American Justice, within the 2000s, the engineer was 51 years previous. Among those that have been capable of finding his belongings, there are three buildings within the US that have been registered by the engineer, in response to an investigation by Folha. One of them is an condo bought in 2013, which Bonetti paid $230,000 for on the time.
He was discovered responsible on three counts: holding a home servant in slavery-like circumstances for almost 20 years; after conspiring with Margarida to maintain an unlawful immigrant within the US; and nonetheless put the lady in misery, which put her life at risk.
The protection requested a assessment of Bonetti’s conviction
Bonetti’s attorneys requested for a assessment of all the conviction, going as far as to say that the engineer was “too essential an individual to destroy his life”. They weren’t profitable.
Bonetti was additionally convicted of perjury, because the Judge realized that he was mendacity when he stated that he didn’t know that the maid’s visa had expired and that his spouse, Margarida, had crushed him the sufferer, even when he lived in the identical home as them. He was additionally ordered to pay again all of his wages – one thing near $110,000.
The situation was not found and denied 20 years later with the assistance of a neighborhood member. Margarida Bonetti fled to Brazil and was thought-about a fugitive by the FBI. The man remained within the United States and was sentenced.